Christina Pugh Reading

Christina Pugh is the author of five full-length poetry collections, including Perception (Four Way Books, 2017), Grains of the Voice (Northwestern University Press, 2013), and the forthcoming Stardust Media, which won the Juniper Prize for Poetry and will be published in 2020 by University of Massachusetts Press. Pugh has received many awards and honors for her work, including a Guggenheim fellowship in poetry and the Poetry Society of America’s Lucille Medwick Memorial Award for poetry treating a humanitarian theme. She holds a doctorate in comparative literature from Harvard and is a full professor at the University of Illinois—Chicago.